Are you learning Chinese?
Are you a non-Chinese native learning the Chinese language?
Why are you learning it and how is it going?
Yes, I am! Im taking it as an elective (extra class) in university. It's fairly difficult, but I have a good teacher, which helps a lot! Its going fairly well, I can hold a basic conversation and write a small amount in chinese characters.
I decided to learn chinese for a few reasons. I've always had a desire to travel in asia, which I hope to do next year, and I figured it would help. Also, china is an emerging super-power, so having chinese may be a bonus for future employment. I have to say, Im enjoying it so far, but wouldnt recommend it to people who wouldnt commit to it. Ive been learning for about 6 months.
Yes. I'm learning Chinese because I live in China, and if I can't speak Chinese, I'm going to get awfully hungry.
Wo xiang yao xue hanyu (I would write this using Chinese characters, but Hubpages doesn't allow it...)! It is a very difficult language, and after 7 years in China, I still have a lot to learn.
Here is good website. There are a lot free lessons and you can also learn online. They offer online Chinese course.
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